Western North Carolina residents who want to change the health insurance they receive through the Affordable Care Act, or who want to sign up for a plan through the health insurance marketplace, can do so during a special enrollment period ending Sunday, Aug. 15. And local nonprofits urge people to explore their options for potentially […]
“With the rise in ‘off-market’ options, it is important to understand what these plans do — and don’t — provide. These plans are not required to meet key federal requirements that ensure customers get the level of coverage they need over the long term.”
“Write your senator to demand improvements in the ACA we depend upon.”
As the deadline approaches for a contract between Mission Health and BlueCross and BlueShield of North Carolina to expire, Buncombe County commissioners are urging the two organizations to get a deal done.
“Please tell my why it is better for citizens to not have health care? Why must people suffer to assure tax breaks for the very wealthiest Americans?”
They came with notepads, folders and pamphlets, and many of the more than 100 people who attended the Council on Aging of Buncombe County’s first information session about the Affordable Care Act came with questions on Oct. 17. More sessions are planned through the month of November.